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There are 8 ways to get from Syracuse to Valetta by bus, plane, taxi, train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Catania, fly to Christchurch, bus

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Christchurch (CHC)
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Ashburton

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Bus to Catania, fly to Hokitika, drive

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Hokitika (HKK)
  3. Drive from Hokitika to Valetta

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Bus to Catania, fly to Queenstown, bus

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Queenstown (ZQN)
  3. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Ashburton

Bus to Catania, fly to Timaru, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Timaru (TIU)
  3. Take a taxi from Timaru to Valetta

Bus to Catania, fly to Dunedin, bus

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Dunedin (DUD)
  3. Take the bus from Dunedin Airport to Ashburton

Train, car ferry to Malta, fly to Christchurch, bus

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Ispica
  2. Take the car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta
  3. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Christchurch (CHC)
  4. Take the bus from Christchurch to Ashburton

Train to Naples, fly to Christchurch, bus

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Christchurch (CHC)
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Ashburton

Bus to Catania, fly to Wanaka, bus

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Wanaka (WKA)
  3. Take the bus from Cromwell to Ashburton
Italy → New Zealand
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International entry into New Zealand from Italy

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Conditions of entry into New Zealand from Italy

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
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  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
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  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering New Zealand from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valetta is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Valetta is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Valetta is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from New Zealand.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Valetta is to bus and fly and drive which costs €600 - €1700 and takes 41h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Valetta is to bus and fly which costs €1100 - €2900 and takes 33h 55m.

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It is approximately 17876 km to get from Syracuse to Valetta.

It takes approximately 33h 55m to get from Syracuse to Valetta, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Christchurch Airport. The quickest flight takes 27h 50m and has two stopovers.

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Valetta is 10h ahead of Syracuse. It is currently 12:57 PM in Syracuse and 10:57 PM in Valetta.

Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific and three other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Christchurch Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Valetta. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Valetta.
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  • Distance: 17876.1 km
  • Duration: 33h 55m

What companies run services between Syracuse, Italy and Valetta, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Syracuse to Valetta. However, you can take the bus to Catania Airport, take the walk to Catania airport, fly to Christchurch, take the walk to Christchurch International Airport, take the line 3 bus to Bus Interchange, take the walk to Christchurch, take the bus to Ashburton, then take the taxi to Valetta. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Catania Airport, take the walk to Catania airport, fly to Queenstown, take the walk to Airport, take the line 1 bus to Frankton Bus Interchange, take the bus to Ashburton, then take the taxi to Valetta.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Catania to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
29h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
37h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Wellington
Ave. Duration
45h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Dubai, Melbourne, Wellington
Ave. Duration
45h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Dubai, Auckland, Nelson, Wellington
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Dubai, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Dubai, Sydney, Queenstown, Wellington
Ave. Duration
45h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Timaru via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
45h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Catania to Dunedin via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Catania to Dunedin via Dubai, Auckland
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,900
Flights from Malta to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,500
Flights from Catania to Hokitika via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
35h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Hokitika via Istanbul, Hong Kong, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Catania to Hokitika via Dubai, Sydney, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
42h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Naples to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Catania to Christchurch via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
39h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $4,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,100
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Suvarnabhumi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,100
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
39h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,200
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Dubai, Auckland
Ave. Duration
40h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Catania to Dunedin via Dubai, Auckland
Ave. Duration
40h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,900
Flights from Catania to Dunedin via Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland
Ave. Duration
41h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,900
Flights from Catania to Dunedin via Dubai, Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
41h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,900
Flights from Naples to Christchurch via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,600
Flights from Naples to Christchurch via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
39h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,600
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Catania to Wanaka via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Catania to Wanaka via Istanbul, Hong Kong, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Wanaka via Dubai, Sydney, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
41h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Flights from Catania to Wanaka via Dubai, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
40h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Catania to Wanaka via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai, Melbourne, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
34h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Catania to Wanaka via Dubai, Melbourne, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
41h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Catania to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Malta to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,500
Flights from Naples to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Suvarnabhumi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,100
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Soekarno–Hatta, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Manila, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Hong Kong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from Malta to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
32h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,500
Flights from Naples to Christchurch via Istanbul, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
32h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from Catania to Queenstown via Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Catania to Christchurch via Istanbul, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,300
Flights from Malta to Christchurch via Istanbul, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $5,000
Flights from Naples to Christchurch via Istanbul, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,600
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Siracusa to Ispica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$12 - $14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Siracusa to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Siracusa - Von Platen to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
Bus from Dunedin Airport to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
Bus from Cromwell to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
Atomic Travel
Phone
03 349 0697
Email
info@atomictravel.co.nz
Website
atomictravel.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch Bus Interchange to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
atomictravel.co.nz
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Pozzallo to Valletta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$116
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
$116
High season
$210
Other operators
Taxi from Timaru to Valetta
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Temuka Taxis
Phone
+64 3 615 6226
Timaru Taxis
Phone
+64 3 688 8899

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